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LETTER: Three cheers to centre for cancelling reindeer

Three cheers to Vicar Lane Shopping Centre in Chesterfield for cancelling plans to host live reindeer this weekend.

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LETTER: Public must have their say on joined up care plans

LETTER: Public must have their say on joined up care plans

Following the launch last week of Derby and Derbyshire’s local Sustainability and Transformation Plan (entitled Joined Up Care) – I must reiterate the need for patients and the public to have their say about the proposed changes to health and social care services at the earliest opportunity.

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LETTER: Has Downing Street put feelings ahead of country’s interests?

LETTER: Has Downing Street put feelings ahead of country’s interests?

It appears Downing Street has put its ‘feelings’ about Nigel Farage ahead of the country’s interests.

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Nowhere did I see an option to vote for being financially worse off

LETTER: Spend money on River Rother, not Waterside

The Chesterfield Waterside Development, who is it for?

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LETTER: Make changes and end political correctness

LETTER: Make changes and end political correctness

We now see the American President-elect intimating he would like Nigel Farage appointed as the UK representative in Washington.

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LETTER: Councillor Slack should have some respect and resign

LETTER: Councillor Slack should have some respect and resign

Labour’s apparent unwillingness to face up to their problems with anti-Semitism have been widely documented in the national papers recently.

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LETTER: Another winter without lighting

It would appear that we are going to endure yet another winter with no street lighting on Markham Road between Park Road and West Bars roundabout.

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LETTER: Think how much could have been saved by council

LETTER: Think how much could have been saved by council

It was certainly good news to read a recent article regarding the new contract for Derbyshire County Council vans.

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LETTER: Time to cut out the small town mindset

LETTER: Time to cut out the small town mindset

As the ‘Spireites’ tumble towards the bottom of football’s League One, many supporters must be thinking, if not saying, “here we go again”.

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When the fireworks start, use science to support your dog

LETTER: Homeless pets are so faithful

I was observing some photographs of homeless people on the streets.

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LETTER: Remember the animals of war

As Remembrance Day approaches, it is important to remember war is not just a human catastrophe.

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Ambulance chiefs received a dozen 999 calls yesterday to people who had taken what used to be 'legal highs'.

LETTER: Response to 999 call was excellent

My wife had a stroke at 10.30pm, so I dialled 999 for help and their response to my call was excellent.

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LETTER: Compulsory dental care for refugees could be seen as punishment

LETTER: Compulsory dental care for refugees could be seen as punishment

I was surprised by Tory MP David Davies’ sudden interest in the dental care of the few young refugees who are at last being allowed to enter the UK from the Calais “Jungle”.

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Mansfield Market Place.

LETTER: Where have market stalls gone?

I would like to ask what has happened to Mansfield market?

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How many of these classics have you read?

LETTER: Think of libraries in devolution debate

A big thank to the librarians at Bakewell Library when I visited recently. Having librarians present was a pleasant, if bittersweet reminder of the wonderful library staff we lost at Stannington Library in Sheffield in 2014.

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LETTER: Did you go to Chesterfield Grammar School in 1948?

LETTER: Did you go to Chesterfield Grammar School in 1948?

Calling all former pupils who started at Chesterfield Grammar School in 1948.

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LETTER: Money is driving factor behind fracking

LETTER: Money is driving factor behind fracking

We are being bombarded with the issue of fracking. 
Is it right or wrong, good or bad for the people who live in areas where fracking will take place?

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LETTER: Working class need more help

During my 96 years, I have heard many new Prime Ministers making promises on what they will do.

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LETTER: No way was referendum ‘an advisory’ vote

LETTER: No way was referendum ‘an advisory’ vote

According to Mr King in last week’s Derbyshire Times, the palaver on June 23 ‘was in law an advisory referendum - no more.’

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The by-election has been called after the death of Councillor Peter Crawford.

LETTER: It’s time for a second referendum

Now that everyone has experienced the minor economic and political upheaval caused by Brexit, perhaps it is time for a second referendum.

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